Definition of “Oxbridge” - English Dictionary

“Oxbridge” in British English

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Oxbridgenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈɒks.brɪdʒ/ us /ˈɑːks.brɪdʒ/ UK

the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, considered as a unit separate from other universities in Britain:

Many members of the British government went to Oxbridge (= a college at either Oxford or Cambridge).

Oxbridgeadjective

uk /ˈɒks.brɪdʒ/ us /ˈɑːks.brɪdʒ/

belonging or relating to the universities of Oxford and Cambridge:

She's an Oxbridge student.
He's very Oxbridge in his manner (= behaves as if he went to a college in Oxford or Cambridge).
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(Definition of “Oxbridge” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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